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Title: Third and Fifth Annual Reports of the Regents of the University on the Condition of the State Cabinet of Natural History, and the Historical and Antiquarian Collection Annexed Thereto.
ISBN: No ISBN
Book #: 004457

Author: Morgan, Lewis H.; Hough, Franklin B.; Et. Al.
Illustrator: n/a
Publisher: Weed, Parsons & Co., Public Printers
Place: Albany
Year: 1850
Edition: Edition Unstated

Book Cond.: Good
Jacket Cond.: None Issued
Binding: Hardcover
Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall
Book Type: n/a
Signed: n/a

Description / Comments:
Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall. Text body is clean and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. The third and fifth Annual Reports bound together; cover is stamped in gilt: Mrs. A.P. Ten Broeck. Three-quarter gilt decorated leather, raised bands on spine, marbled end papers, Third Annual Report 177 pp., 17 hand-colored plates to accompany Morgan’s report on the Indian Collection, also numerous line drawings in the text; Fifth Annual Report contains the first publication of Morgan’s “Report on the Fabrics, Inventions, Implements & Utensils of the Iroquois,” with 18 hand-colored plates and two b & w; 117 pp. There are also lithographs by Richard Pease of the Fisher and the Moose, as well as several other b & w plates by Pease of fossils. Leather scuffed/worn, boards scuffed, interior clean (no marks or writing) with some light scattered foxing; some pages toned, others bright white, gum Arabic darkened with age on several plates. All present. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 lbs 14 oz. Category: Native Americans ; New York State History; Animals, Birds, Bees, Insects; Inventory No: 004457.